Monthly Archives: January 2015

Me and Johnny Cash, Part III: Dyess

By Colin Woodward (note, this story was read on the show Tales from the South last month) Turrell March 2014. I’m in Turrell, Arkansas, pumping gas and wearing women’s boots. It’s cold, and the cars are making slashing sounds as … Continue reading

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Hemingway and Faulkner: Seeing Writers in Their Houses

By Colin Woodward I’ve been lucky enough to visit the Hemingway house in Key West and the Faulkner house in Oxford, Mississippi. The two houses are an example in contrast, which is fitting, considering that Faulkner and Hemingway have been … Continue reading

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Marc Maron: My New Hero

By Colin Woodward Lately, I’ve become something of a Marc Maron fanatic. I first saw him on Conan years ago. I didn’t know who he was then, but he was interesting. I remember him discussing the infantilization of America and mocking … Continue reading

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Southern Historian’s 2014 History Book Recap

By Colin Woodward It’s tough to get reading done, let alone quickly. But in 2014, I managed to get through a few books. Some I started a long time ago and finished last year, others I read just in 2014. … Continue reading

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